Jim Kim is Now the President of the World Bank

Despite a surprisingly vigorous campaign from the American politico-economic blogosphere, Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will not be the next head of the World Bank. Instead, just as it’s been for the past 60 years, the next president will be the U.S. nominee, Dartmouth College’s Jim Yong Kim. Apparently the blogosphere still has approximately zero influence on great power politics. Maybe next time.